La Sardina Camera

June 16, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Film | 0 Comments |
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Lomography has launched a new super wide-angle film camera called La Sardina. Inspired by the design of sardine cans, La Sardina is a point-and-shoot camera equipped with a plastic wide-angle lens shooting regular 24x36mm frames on 35mm film. Initially, there will be four models available: El Capitán, Fischer’s Fritze, Sea Pride and Marathon. All of these come with a 22mm f/8 lens that has an angle of view of 88 degrees. El Capitán and Fisher’s Fritze are also equipped with Fritz the Blitz, Lomography’s newest and most powerful flash, which comes complete with 3 unique distance settings that allow you to regulate the flash output to suit your needs. This flash is also packaged with yellow, red and blue filters. El Capitán and Fisher’s Fritze are priced at £89/€89, while Sea Pride and Marathon can be had for £49/€49 each.

Lomography Press Release

LA SARDINA

Fishy Fantasy

Lomography launches La Sardina, the fresh and unique 35mm Fish Can Super-wide-angle Camera.

El Capitán, Fischer’s Fritze, Sea Pride and Marathon are the first four stylish cameras of the brand.

Equipped with Lomography’s newest and most powerful flash.

Straight from the La Sardina fish market, Lomography brings you four stylish cameras that will take analogue lovers’ hearts by storm. Meet El Capitán, Fischer’s Fritze, Sea Pride and Marathon, the first four colorful clones (with a 1000 more to come) of the brand-new La Sardina camera.

La Sardina is a point and shoot camera, using 35mm film and equipped with a plastic wide-angle lens that enables pros and beginners to shoot beautiful Lomographs easily. No need for long explanations at your local lab, the processing is really easy due to the regular format of the shots. As different as these four models may be, they all have one thing in common - a crazy wide-angle plastic lens and the best lens ring of all time.

El Capitán and Fisher’s Fritze are also equipped with Fritz the Blitz, Lomography’s newest and most powerful flash. Not only is this stunning flash the most powerful Lomographic flash ever, it also comes complete with 3 unique distance settings that allow you to set the power of the flash - giving you maximum creative control. This flash is also packaged with yellow, red and blue filters that will drench even the darkest pirate adventure in colorful light.

While its designs are flashy and stylish, the technical features of La Sardina are humbly reduced to the basics to enable even the greenest of greenhorns to make a first step into Lomography. Say hello to your new favorite camera!

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Technical Details

Film Type: Standard 135 roll film
Exposure area: 36 x 24mm
Lens focal length: 22 mm
Aperture: 1:8
Angle of view: 88 degrees
Focusing range: 0.6m - infinity
Shutter speed:  N (1/100), B (bulb) 
Multiple exposure: Independent MX switch
Flash contact: Unique Fritz the Blitz flash contact
Flash Sync: first curtain X-type synchronization
Flash Battery: 1xCR123A
Tripod socket thread: Standard 1/4” tripod socket
Cable release: Universal cable release socket
Retail price: El Cápitan, Fischer’s Fritze with Fritz the Blitz Flash: EUR 89 / USD 99
Sea Pride, Marathon: EUR 49 / USD 59

About LOMOGRAPHY

The Lomographic Society International is a globally active organization dedicated to experimental and creative snapshot photography. Boasting over a half-million members across the world, the concept of Lomography encompasses an interactive, vivid, blurred and crazy way of life.

Through our constantly expanding selection of innovative cameras & photographic accessories, we promote analog photography as a creative approach to communicate, absorb, and capture the world.
Through the efforts and skill of our Lomographic Society members, we seek to document the incredible planet around us in a never-ending stream of snapshots – literally a global “Lomographic” portrait as seen through the eyes of countless individuals and cultures.



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